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Asst/Assoc Professor in OBHR at Melbourne Business School

  • 1.  Asst/Assoc Professor in OBHR at Melbourne Business School

    Posted 07-06-2023 23:48

    Melbourne Business School

    The University of Melbourne

    Assistant/Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour/Human Resource Management

    The Melbourne Business School seeks to fill an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management area. Applicants must have a PhD in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management or a related field, and must demonstrate the potential to publish in top academic journals and achieve excellence in teaching. Applications are open to all areas of Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management. 

    The position is located in the Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management cluster, which currently has 6 full-time academic faculty.   The cluster has research strengths in three broad areas: leadership and ethics, organisational relationships, and workplace diversity. Members of the cluster have active research interests in authenticity, behavioural ethics, diversity, justice, leadership, negotiation, power and status, and teams.  Additional information about faculty research interests can be found on the faculty and research page at Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - Faculty and Research - Melbourne Business School

    Melbourne Business School, at the University of Melbourne, is a leading graduate business school in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region. MBS offers MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Marketing, Master of Business Analytics, and PhD in Business Administration programs, as well as a suite of Executive Education offerings. The School's full-time MBA program has consistently featured in the Financial Times rankings and was ranked 1st in Australia by The Economist in 2021. The School's Master of Business Analytics program was ranked 15th globally and is top-ranked in the Asia/Pacific region in the QS Business Masters Rankings: Business Analytics in 2021. 


    Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be expected to teach into the school's MBA degrees. There may also be opportunities to develop and teach content to audiences in the school's executive education program (short courses and custom solutions). The successful applicant will be expected to pursue excellence in teaching and a highly active research agenda. The School stresses quality rather than quantity of research. Therefore, preference is for faculty to publish in internationally recognised top tier journals. 


    A position description and details of the application process can be found here on our website.


    As part of its strategy to enhance gender balance and equity among academics, Melbourne Business School creates an identity blind summary of applicants against formal selection criteria.  When you submit your application you will also be required to complete a short questionnaire to assist with identity blinding.

    If you are applying for the position, you will need to

    ·      Complete the application survey online at

    ·      Submit a full application by  via the Melbourne Business School website.  Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page to submit your application.    Please submit

    o   a cover letter addressing the selection criteria

    o   a full CV

    o   a summary of recent teaching including teaching evaluations

    o   contact information for three referees

    Both survey and materials must be received for applications to be complete; the closing date for applications is August 31st, 2023. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

    The Melbourne Business School is committed to all aspects of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and to providing all staff, students, contractors and visitors with a safe, respectful and rewarding environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation. The Melbourne Business School makes decisions on employment, promotion, and reward based on merit.


    Professors Alex Newman ( and Isabel Metz ( will be available for Informal meetings at the Academy of Management in Boston.

    General inquiries about the position may be directed to Associate Professor Jen Overbeck,

    Mara Olekalns
    Melbourne Business School
    Carlton, VIC